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Black Death (Bubonic Plague) Spread in Europe 1347-1351

The following 2 maps show clearly the spreading wave of Black Death (caused by bubonic plague) across Europe (1347-1351) as people panicked & fled to avoid the pestilence. There is also some evidence that these people, by fleeing to avoid the illness, actually helped to spread it faster and further.



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http://twistedphysics.typepad.com/cocktail_party_physics/2008/03/virulent-matter.html
http://www.who.int/whr/2007/en/index.html/ [Who World Health Report 2007]


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